7 ways to get an 800 credit score

Good credit is a lofty goal, but what about perfect credit? Securing the best three-digit FICO score can save hundreds of thousands of dollars during your lifetime. With FICO scores ranked from 300 to 850, reaching the top of the pack — the so-called “800 Club” — is a goal few consumers achieve.

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Southwest to host onboard concert with Imagine Dragons

Southwest Airlines is taking Las Vegas indie rock band Imagine Dragons to new heights. The Dallas-based airline will host a concert on a flight between Las Vegas and Atlanta as part of a promotion for the release of the band’s new album on Feb. 17.

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Why bankruptcy isn’t a ‘Get Out of Debt Free’ card

When you are in the choking hands of debt, bankruptcy might seems like the only way out. The solution some people turn to when they are in financial holes, bankruptcy is — in reality — not an easy fix and should not be considered lightly.

Southwest to host onboard concert with Imagine Dragons

Southwest Airlines is taking Las Vegas indie rock band Imagine Dragons to new heights. The Dallas-based airline will host a concert on a flight between Las Vegas and Atlanta as part of a promotion for the release of the band’s new album on Feb. 17.

Nevada looks to change economic incentives

With Nevada’s economy rebounding and unemployment numbers greatly improved, state officials are looking beyond just job creation to laying the groundwork for a whole new economy based on high-tech.

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EDITORIAL: City Hall doesn’t want vote on soccer stadium

Talk about moving the goal posts. City Hall is determined to subsidize a downtown soccer stadium the public doesn’t want to pay for. So determined, in fact, that city officials are actively working to deny voters the opportunity to kill the project.

‘On the threshold of a major transformation’

As we enter 2015 and start the spring semester, I am excited about what lies ahead for UNLV. I also am honored and humbled to serve as the 10th president of the university and appreciate the opportunity afforded me by the Board of Regents and Chancellor Dan Klaich.

Life

Grandma still knows best about flu

Given that the flu vaccine we have this season isn’t quite as effective against the flu as we might have hoped, here are some tips for coping should you fall victim to it.

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